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[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39
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The potential impact of plain packaging of cigarette products among Brazilian young women: an experimental study

Plain packaging and removal of descriptors may reduce the appeal of smoking for youth and young adults, and consequently reduce smoking susceptibility. Overall, the findings provide support for plain packaging regulations, such as those proposed in Austr
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 07:49
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[UK] Smoking sharply increases risk of certain cancers of the immune system and bone marrow

The large study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, looked at 1.3 million middle-aged women from the Million Women study, funded by Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:00
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Cigarette smoking at an all-time low among American adults

“Efforts undertaken for the last several years are finally taking effect,” said Dr. Robert Sussman, director of the Atlantic Respiratory Institute in Summit, N.J. “Banning smoking in public places made it less socially acceptable (and) taxes have taken t
New York Daily News
added Feb 29, 2016 01:33
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Melanie Griffith smokes a cigar on girls night out in New York City

Melanie and her pals headed to Little Italy for the Annual Feast of San Gennaro where they enjoyed some snacks and even purchased some cigars. The group were later seen posing outside the shop with their cigars in their mouths as they giggled for the cam
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 13, 2014 17:29
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[Indiana] More women taking delight in a good cigar

They're among a small, but growing percentage of women who are savoring the ritual of a cigar. Celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Demi Moore, Claudia Schiffer and Heidi Klum have been known to puff on stogies. Manufacturers are marketing flavors such as
Washington Times
added Jan 26, 2014 06:35
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[UK] Smoking sharply increases risk of certain cancers of the immune system and bone marrow

Women who smoke increase their risk of developing certain cancers of the blood, immune system, and bone marrow new research shows today (Friday).
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Aug 12, 2012 18:30
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Alcohol drinking, tobacco smoking and subtypes of haematological malignancy in the UK Million Women Study

These findings confirm and extend existing evidence for associations of subtypes of haematological malignancy with two common exposures in women.
British Journal of Cancer
added Aug 13, 2012 15:02
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[New Zealand] Pregnant women given vouchers if they quit smoking

Pregnant women in a South Auckland suburb now have a new incentive to stop smoking. They are being rewarded with hundreds of dollars worth of vouchers for food and baby goods if they can kick the habit.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Sep 20, 2013 11:15
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ARCHIVE: FOLEY: TOBACCO AND THE SOUL

Tobacco holds sway over the soul as much as it does the body. The qualities it takes in its various forms make it a near irresistible complement to the particular desire dominant in an individual’s soul. How we react to these forms says as much about our
First Things (The Institute on Religion and Public Life)
added Sep 19, 2015 17:38
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